BIANCO DI BISENZIO 2019

Though widely believed to have originally come from Greece, Grechetto has been growing now for so long in these parts its natural habitat is indeed Umbria.

Taste and flavour profile
A thick-skinned grape, Grechetto has a rich flavour profile with citrus, melon and even seashell like aromas. The addition of Sauvignon Blanc adds a peach and tropical flavour to produce a wine that is aromatic, fresh and balanced.

Varieties
Grechetto 90%, Sauvignon Blanc 10%

Alcohol
13.5%

Awards

 14,00

Category:

Description

Vinification
Hand harvested. Destemmed, pressed temperature-controlled fermentation at 15°C for between 15-20 days. Both varieties are vinified and matured separately in stainless steel for 5-6 months before blending. Further 2 months in bottle before release.

South facing organic certified vineyards located 490 – 530 metres a.s.l. The soil is ocean floor from the mid Pliocene period (5.3 to 2.6 million years ago), comprising of sedimentary clay, gravel sands and alluvial silt with marine fossils. Planting density c.5200 plants/ha. Yield : 35hl/ha. Cordon spur training method.

Additional information

Weight 1.3 kg